October 3, 2022

Highway Department

Road Closed: 482 Avenue from 300 Street south to Virginia Road, east of Alcester, to accommodate the replacement of structure 64-120-031




All repairs have been made to the “Jefferson Bridge” between Union County Highway #7 and Iowa State Highway #12.

The road is now open to traffic.


Rural Access Infrastructure information is available at the following link:

South Dakota Association Towns and Township (sdtownships.com)

Union County Highway Department

501 E. Pleasant Street

Elk Point, SD 57025-2159

Office Phone: (605) 356-2351

Shop Phone: (605) 356-3251

FAX: (605) 356-2348

Email: [email protected]

Summer Office Hours

March 27, 2022 – October 29, 2022

Monday – Thursday (Excluding Holidays)

6:30 A.M. –5:00 P.M.

Office Staff

Highway Superintendent: Jerry Buum – [email protected]

Executive Secretary: Cristy Harkness – [email protected]

Administrative Assistant: Samantha Langley – [email protected]


Elk Point Crew

Bob Bradshaw

Larry Clark

Doug Irwin

Paul Limoges

Oliver Morris

Jeff Noteboom – Assistant Superintendent

Dale Steckelberg



Alcester Shop

110 Ofstad Street

Alcester, SD 57001

Shop Phone: (605) 934-2210

Fax: (605) 934-2209

Alcester Crew

Richard Beeler – Road Foreman

Riley Ericson

Josh Homandberg

Dale Jurrens

Derek Lykken

Verlyn Portz



Various Permits:

Please fill out the forms listed below and email to [email protected]

Application for permit within and/or across the right of way of Union County Highways:

Utility ROW Permit 01.27.2020

Oversize/Overwidth Permit:

_Moving Permit Fillable (Sample)

The links below are not completely functional at this time


2016 Union County Structure Map


Union County Highway System Map

2007 Union County System 2012 June 18


For South Dakota Interstate & Highway closures


South Dakota Motor Carrier Enforcement


South Dakota Driver’s License Information


Preparedness Guides


National Weather Service – Sioux Falls


Big Sioux River Hydrology





Last updated on September 28, 2022 1:51 pm